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Wonder Man | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Wonder Man  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Musical]  [H. Bruce Humberstone]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Kaye, Donald Woods, Vera-Ellen, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  After being murdered by gangsters, an exuberant nightclub entertainer returns as a ghost to persuade his meek twin brother to help bring his killers to justice.
Writer:  Don Hartman (screenplay), Melville Shavelson (screenplay), Philip Rapp (screenplay), Jack Jevne (adaptation), Eddie Moran (adaptation), Arthur Sheekman (original story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Inspector General | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Inspector General  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Henry Koster]  [31 Dec 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Bates, Danny Kaye, Elsa Lanchester, Walter Slezak
Plot:  A town's corrupt officials think a fool is actually an investigator in disguise.
Writer:  Philip Rapp (screenplay), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay), Nikolay Gogol (suggested by a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [Norman Z. McLeod]  [01 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Danny Kaye, Fay Bainter, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.
Writer:  Ken Englund (screen play), Everett Freeman (screen play), James Thurber (from a story by)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
White Christmas | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  White Christmas  120 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Michael Curtiz]  [14 Oct 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen
Plot:  A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.
Writer:  Norman Krasna (written for the screen by), Norman Panama (written for the screen by), Melvin Frank (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hans Christian Andersen | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Hans Christian Andersen  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Family, Musical]  [Charles Vidor]  [14 Aug 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Joseph Walsh, Zizi Jeanmaire
Plot:  The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales."
Writer:  Moss Hart (screenplay), Myles Connolly (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Five Pennies | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Five Pennies  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Melville Shavelson]  [01 Aug 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Bel Geddes, Danny Kaye, Harry Guardino, Louis Armstrong
Plot:  Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ...
Writer:  Jack Rose (screenplay), Melville Shavelson (screenplay), Robert Smith (story), Red Nichols (suggested by the life of)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Me and the Colonel | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Me and the Colonel  109 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, War]  [Peter Glenville]  [01 Oct 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Curd Jürgens, Danny Kaye, Françoise Rosay, Nicole Maurey
Plot:  Jacobowsky, a Jewish refugee, flees from the Nazis with an aristocratic, anti-semitic Polish officer trying to get papers to England. Jurgens learns to appreciate Kaye, despite their ...
Writer:  S.N. Behrman (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), Franz Werfel (original play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel"), S.N. Behrman (play)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Knock on Wood | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Knock on Wood  103 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy]  [Melvin Frank, Norman Panama]  [01 Jul 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Kaye, David Burns, Mai Zetterling, Torin Thatcher
Plot:  Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has to see another love affair fail. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and ...
Writer:  Norman Panama, Melvin Frank
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Merry Andrew | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Merry Andrew  103 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Michael Kidd]  [04 Apr 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Danny Kaye, Noel Purcell, Pier Angeli, Salvatore Baccaloni
Plot:  Downtrodden but creative English school-teacher (Danny Kaye) on archeological trip discovers joys of love and circus life with acrobat (Pier Angeli).
Writer:  Isobel Lennart (screenplay), I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay), Paul Gallico (based on a story by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
On the Double | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  On the Double  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy, War]  [Melville Shavelson]  [26 Oct 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Wynter, Danny Kaye, Margaret Rutherford, Wilfrid Hyde-White
Plot:  At the time of the Invasion of Normandy, an American soldier is asked to impersonate a British General in order to confuse the Nazi spies and assassins in London.
Writer:  Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson
Language:  English, German, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Up in Arms | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Up in Arms  105 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Elliott Nugent]  [27 Mar 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Constance Dowling, Dana Andrews, Danny Kaye, Dinah Shore
Plot:  Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his...
Writer:  Don Hartman (original screenplay), Allen Boretz (original screenplay), Robert Pirosh (original screenplay), Owen Davis (suggested by the character: "The Nervous Wreck")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
On the Riviera | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  On the Riviera  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [01 May 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Corinne Calvet, Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Marcel Dalio
Plot:  An American entertainer impersonates a wealthy aviator and flirts with his lookalike's neglected wife.
Writer:  Valentine Davies (screen play), Phoebe Ephron (screen play), Henry Ephron (screen play), Rudolph Lothar (based on a play by), Hans Adler (based on a play by), Jessie Ernst (adapted by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Kid from Brooklyn | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Kid from Brooklyn  113 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Norman Z. McLeod]  [21 Mar 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Danny Kaye, Steve Cochran, Vera-Ellen, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister. The newspapers get hold of the story and ...
Writer:  Don Hartman (adapted by), Melville Shavelson (adapted by), Grover Jones (from a screenplay by), Frank Butler (from a screenplay by), Richard Connell (from a screenplay by), Lynn Root (based on a play by), Harry Clork (based on a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Song Is Born | Movie Details for Actor Danny Kaye | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  A Song Is Born  113 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Music, Musical]  [Howard Hawks]  [19 Oct 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Benny Goodman, Danny Kaye, Tommy Dorsey, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  With her gangster boyfriend under investigation by the police, a nightclub singer hides out in a musical research institution staffed by bachelor professors - one of whom begins to fall for her.
Writer:  Billy Wilder (based on the story "From A to Z" by), Thomas Monroe (based on the story "From A to Z" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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